Paul Davies: Sentencing adjourned for former Tory Uttlesford district councillor and Stansted parish councillor charged over videos of child sex abuse and bestiality
A Conservative former Uttlesford district councillor and Stansted parish councillor charged over child sex abuse videos and extreme pornography involving bestiality had his sentencing at Chelmsford Crown Court adjourned on Monday (May 23). Paul Davies, 47, of Oxlip Road, Stansted, had previously appeared before Chelmsford magistrates on April 25 when he admitted five charges relating to hundreds of videos.
Boris Johnson is facing fresh accusations he lied to Parliament after photographs emerged of him raising a glass at a Downing Street leaving party during lockdown, with even MPs from his own party calling for him to resign. The images - obtained by ITV News - were taken at a do for departing communications chief Lee Cain on 13 November 2020, just days after Mr Johnson had ordered a second national lockdown in England.
The study argues that Conservative support remains rooted in economically secure voters, even within the Red Wall. Politicians need to end their “preoccupation” with the Red Wall and focus on younger non-graduates across the country, new research has argued. The Conservatives’ victory in a swathe of Northern seats previously held by Labour in 2019 has led to intense focus on the so-called Red Wall and a belief that poorer, “left behind” voters have switched from supporting Labour to the Tories.
Several councillors have spoken out about the Ribbleton ward Tory hopeful's tweet Councillors across Preston have condemned a Conservative councillors tweet about the “creamy, buttery” smell of girls and women in their late teens and early 20s. The tweet – which emanated from an account seeming to belong to Ribbleton ward Tory hopeful Jonty Campbell – was posted on Saturday evening.
A Conservative minister said recently that people should work longer hours or find better-paid jobs Surrey residents receiving Universal Credit said government ministers shouldn't be judging on other people's situations. The cost of living crisis is affecting millions of people across the UK with energy and fuel prices rising.
Isle of Wight tourism and education need forward thinking Recently the County Press has featured various attacks on the half term decision announced by Alliance Education portfolio holder Debbie Andre. Conservative members now out of Isle of Wight Council cabinet power failed to recognise the upheaval of the pandemic, just as they have ignored the shameful state of the Ocean Hotel in Sandown and buildings in Fitzroy Street, the latter within a minutes walk of their Conservative club building.
Conservative MP Desmond Swayne backed his boss by insisting Downing Street get-together 'wasn't a party' and he 'committed no crime' A Tory MP has said the boozy party Boris Johnson was pictured at was work and therefore 'not a crime'. Desmond Swayne has leapt to the defence of the Prime Minister after fresh pictures emerged of him seemingly toasting a senior aide at a Downing Street leaving drinks event during the Covid-19 lockdown.
A former Conservative MP has been jailed for 18 months following his conviction for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy
At a trial last month, Imran Ahmad Khan, 48, who was elected as Wakefield MP in 2019, was found guilty of groping the boy at a party in 2008. Khan was expelled by the Conservative party following his conviction and later stood down as an MP.
Universal Credit support is ‘on the table’ to help cash-strapped Brits ease the cost-of-living crisis
UNIVERSAL Credit claimants may get extra support to ease the cost of living. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Simon Clarke said “all options were on the table” but ruled out a return of the £20-a-week uplift. He said the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, was investigating possible alternatives.
With his Cabinet split, pressure on the Prime Minister mounts as opponents warn of the dangers of a new levy It was back in 2014, in an interview with this newspaper as mayor of London, when Boris Johnson gave a rare insight into his fundamental political ideology.
A CONSERVATIVE MP has defended Boris Johnson after a picture showed the Prime Minister at an apparent party during lockdown, saying it "doesn't prove anything". Peter Bone said the picture didn't look like there was a party "at all", adding that "the police carried out a very thorough investigation".
Steve Baker tweets NHS poster that states: “Look into her eyes and tell her you never bend the rules.” An influential Conservative MP has shared an NHS campaign poster urging people to obey lockdown rules soon after photos emerged showing Boris Johnson raising a glass at a leaving party in Downing Street – appearing to break those rules.
Parents whose children identify as non-binary or trans should “push back” and tell them to be “proud of who they are”, a Conservative MP has said. As MPs debated a public petition on making non-binary a legally-recognised gender identity in the UK, Don Valley MP Nick Fletcher said: “While I am here, I want to speak to parents.
KIRSTY STRICKLAND: A parliament committed to rooting out abusers wouldn’t find itself stuffed full of them
Last week, a Conservative MP was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault. The allegations span a period of seven years and the unnamed MP was taken into custody, before being released on bail until a date in June, pending further inquiries. This shocking story is the latest in a series of sexual misconduct allegations that have rocked Westminster in recent months.
Tory MP Nick Fletcher urged parents in the UK to “never give in” and affirm their child’s non-binary identity amid a parliamentary debate. Fletcher, who is a Conservative MP for Don Valley, was the first lawmaker to speak on Monday (23 May) as parliament debates whether to make non-binary a legally recognised gender identity in the UK.
Analysis: Images leaked to ITV News make PM’s life difficult again and could further damage his reputation Over the almost six months of Partygate, the same narrative has played out repeatedly: just as Boris Johnson seems to have put the saga behind him, new images emerge to refocus everyone’s minds, with a corrosive effect on the prime minister’s image and ratings.
BORIS Johnson's Government should consider cutting green levies instead of focusing on a windfall tax that won't make much of a difference, Net Zero Watch director Benny Peiser has warned. The Director of Net Zero Watch has warned Boris Johnson’s Government that a windfall tax won’t suffice to cushion the effect of rising inflation on household energy bills.